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Trump administration change could kick thousands of kids off free lunch

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Trump administration change could kick thousands of kids off free lunch
Trump administration change could kick thousands of kids off free lunch

The Trump Administration is considering a change which could kick tens of thousands of kids off from the free and program.

Now-- the trump administration is considering a change which could kick tens of thousands of kids off from the free and program.

Here are four things you how this affects local children-- nearly 60 percent of spokane public school students get free or reduced price lunches-- and breakfasts.

In kootenai county-- it's nearly 50 percent of all students.

If the trump administration gets the change they're pushing for-- half of those students would no longer get a free lunch.

Across the country that's almost half a million kids.

Tens of thousands of them -- would have to pay full price-- more than three dollars a day for lunch--- and two dollars, roughly, for 4 news now reporter nikki torres is working for you tonight-- and she's breaking down what those changes would look like here.

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